Monthly Archive: June 2018

Sir Neville Marriner

Radu Lupu With Sir Neville Marriner And The Stuttgart Radio Symphony Play Music Of Schoenberg, Mozart And Bruckner – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Sir Neville Marriner, Cond. – Radu Lupu, Piano – Stuttgart Radio Symphony – Nov. 11, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week (a lot of them lately), This one featuring the famed Stuttgart Radio Symphony, guest conducted by the legendary Sir Neville Marriner and featuring...

Paris Peace Conference

June 27, 1947 – Paris Peace Conference – The Fragile Nature Of Postwar Europe –

June 27, 1947 – ABC Radio Headline Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 27, 1947 – a day of diplomacy and discussion. The Paris Peace Conference took center stage on this day. Despite 100 degree temperatures in Paris, the formally dressed, and miserably uncomfortable delegates filed into the...

William S. Paley - CBS

June 26, 1939 – National Federation Of Press Women Awards – “To Bring Enlightenment And Understanding To The World”

June 26, 1939 – National Federation Of Press Women Awards banquet – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) was organized May 6, 1937, when Helen Miller Malloch and other members of the Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA organized in 1885), along with women from...

FDR - 1936 Democratic Convention

June 26, 1936 – Democratic Convention: Day 4

June 26, 1936 – CBS – Convention Day 4 excerpt – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 26, 1936 – Day 4 of the Democratic Convention from Philadelphia. Philadelphia was the site for the 1936 convention – a convention which was much calmer than that of 1932. FDR and Vice...

Carroll O'Connor

June 26, 2001 – Publishers Clearing House Settles – Farewell To Archie Bunker

June 26, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 26, 2001 – Publishers Clearing House, the company responsible for offering the tantalizing promise of “being a winner”, settled a case and agreed to pay $34 million to 26 states who had held out on...

Colin Vearncombe

Black (Colin Vearncombe) In Session – 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Black (Colin Vearncombe) – In Session for John Peel – recorded June 25, 1983 – Broadcast July 3, 1983 – BBC Radio 1 – Black in session for John Peel to start the week. Black was also the namesake/project of Colin Vearncombe, who achieved major mainstream success later in the...

Johnson-Kosygin

June 25, 1967 – Message From Glassboro – The Johnson/Kosygin Summit

June 25, 1967 – NBC Radio Special Report: The Glassboro Summit – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – From the Wikipedia Page on Glassboro: The Glassboro Summit Conference, usually just called the Glassboro Summit, was the 23–25 June 1967 meeting of the heads of government of the United States and the...

Take Your Dog To Work Day

June 25, 1999 – National Take Your Dog To Work Day – Americas Little Road Rage Problem – Sleeping Pilots

June 25, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 25, 1999 – Maybe a slow news day, but still. It was National Take Your Dog To Work Day, and for that brief moment most employees and employers were deluged with fur people and the...

Florent Schmitt

Florian Hollard Ensemble Play Music Of Florent Schmitt – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Florent Schmitt – Lied et Scherzo – Florian Hollard Ensemble – 1967 – Paris Studios – ORTF recording – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Florent Schmitt this weekend. Described as “one of the most fascinating of France’s lesser-known classical composers”, Schmitt has witnessed a revival of his...